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January 2nd, 2007

Nanotechnology in Cosmetic and Personal Care Industry

Nanotechnology has been dominating the news lately, but what exactly is it and how can it benefit us humans. Well, nanotechnology (nanotech for short) refers to the exploitation of microscopic materials for various uses such as dental bonding agents, in toothpaste and for cosmetic and medical uses as well as in manufacturing; it is the joining of different fields of science, biology, physics, chemistry and engineering. A nanometer-sized particle is approximately one billionth of a meter and can only be seen by a very powerful microscope.


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